Reprint of the elder de Tournes' ed. of 1552. Vitruvius' text in Latin, Philandrier's commentary in italics. Port. of Philandrier on p. , 1st sequence. The folded plate is a Latin inscription (facing p. 178). De Tournes' device with snakes on last leaf. Some of the ill. may be by Bernard Salomon; see Mortimer
Bibliography: 4th-5th prelim. leaves
Mortimer, R. French 15th-cent.
Binding: old calf, tooled in gilt along edges of boards. Rebacked, preserving original backstrip tooled in gilt in a design of leafy branches, incorporating title: VITRVVI / CVM.NOT / PHILAN
Inscription at upper right corner of t.p. erased, preserving date 1836. At foot of t.p. is signature: DeChatigny
Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text. Some text is impossible to capture.